Research and Enrichment Opportunities

(Most Summer program applications due February 1)

Regional Opportunities:

Mayo Clinic SURF:

University of Iowa MD/PhD SUMR:

University of Nebraska College of Medicine SURP:

University of Nebraska College of Medicine MD/PhD SURP:

Chicago Botanical Garden Conservation and Land Management Internship Program:


National Opportunities:

Cancer Research Internships:

National Institute of Health list of external programs:

National Institute of Health:

Additional National opportunities, CLICK HERE



Underrepresented groups in Medicine Summer programs:

Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP) is a FREE (full tuition, housing, and meals) six-week summer academic enrichment program that offers freshman and sophomore college students intensive and personalized medical and dental school preparation.

Des Moines University’s Health Professions Advanced Summer Scholars program (Sophomores and Juniors only)

Updated 7/1/2014 HB